South African Civil Aviation Authority issues AIC on ADS-B

By clintonc | September 13, 2021

SOUTH AFRICAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY ISSUES AIC ON ADS-B The SACAA issued an AIC on the 8th October 2020 that finally promulgates ADS-B compliance in South Africa. This one replaces the original AIC issued in 2017. Read the ADS-B AIC here. After reading this I found it extremely difficult to…

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AVIDYNE ANNOUNCES VANTAGE FLIGHT DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND UNVEILS CIRRUS UPGRADE PROGRAM

By clintonc | July 24, 2021

AVIDYNE ANNOUNCES VANTAGE FLIGHT DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND UNVEILS CIRRUS UPGRADE PROGRAM Avidyne Vantage Flight Displays provide large-format glass retrofit solutions for General Aviation, and will initially be certified for Entegra-equipped Cirrus. Melbourne, FL  – July 21, 2021–– Avidyne Corporation announced the new Avidyne Vantage™ Flight Display Systems today, and disclosed…

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Garmin Adds GFC 500 Aircraft Approvals for Select Cessna 210, Beech 35, & Mooney M20 Aircraft

By clintonc | July 23, 2021

Garmin Adds GFC 500 Aircraft Approvals Available for Select Cessna 210, Beech 35, & Mooney M20 Aircraft Garmin is pleased to announce that it has received FAA STC for the GFC 500 autopilot in additional Cessna 210, Mooney M20, and Beech 35 Bonanza series aircraft. Garmin has now submitted for…

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uAvionix Receives Patent for tailBeaconX Transponder

By clintonc | July 22, 2021

uAvionix Receives Patent for tailBeaconX Transponder uAvionix, the pioneer in communications, navigation, and surveillance avionics for manned and unmanned systems, has announced it has been granted a new patent enabling safety and surveillance benefits with the use of space-based ADS-B for General Aviation (GA).  U.S. Patent 11,011,830 titled “Wireless Communication System…

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Garmin Announces First GFC 600 Jet Certification

By clintonc | July 21, 2021

GFC 600 Now Certified for Cessna CitationJet 525 Garmin is pleased to announce it has received both FAA & EASA STC approval for the GFC 600 digital autopilot in select Cessna CitationJet 525 models, the first jet certification for this popular autopilot solution. The GFC 600 digital autopilot delivers superior…

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Garmin certifies the GFC 600 digital autopilot in select Pilatus PC-12 aircraft

By clintonc | July 14, 2021

Garmin certifies the GFC 600 digital autopilot in select Pilatus PC-12 aircraft Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., has announced it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for the GFC 600 digital autopilot in select Pilatus PC-12/41 and PC-12/45 aircraft1. The GFC 600 digital…

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Garmin announces TXi engine indication system for twin turboprop aircraft

By clintonc | June 23, 2021

Garmin announces TXi engine indication system for twin turboprop aircraft New twin turbine certifications include the Cessna 425, King Air 90 series, as well as Piper Cheyenne I and II aircraft   Garmin has announced TXi engine indication system (EIS) support for select twin turboprop aircraft including the Cessna 425,…

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uAvionix adds Traffic Display and more to AV-30 with AV-Link Wi-Fi Extension

By clintonc | June 10, 2021

uAvionix adds Traffic Display and more to AV-30 with AV-Link Wi-Fi Extension uAvionix has announced AV-Link, the inline Wi-Fi bridge for the AV-30 panel display. Adding a suite of new features to the extensive 14+ featured AV-30 platform, AV-Link brings live airborne traffic to AV-30 from a supported ADS-B receiver…

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Aeronautical Aviation adds Start Pac to its list of offerings

By clintonc | June 8, 2021

Aeronautical Aviation is Proud to Announce our new partnership with Start Pac Please leave this field empty Oh hi there 👋 Sign up to receive the latest Avionics News straight to your mailbox We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info. Check your inbox or spam folder to…

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How the GFC600 Autopilot saved my Bacon

By clintonc | May 28, 2021

How the GFC 600 Saved My Bacon I often get asked, “Why is Avionics so expensive” or “What is the point in upgrading and old aircraft” or I get told “I don’t want to over capitalise on my aircraft”. At the end of the day, I always ask one question.…

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